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West Indies 85-3 at lunch


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ROSEAU, Dominica – After winning the toss and electing to bat, West Indies reached 85 for three at lunch on the opening day of the first cricket Test against Australia at Windsor Park.

Opener Kraigg Brathwaite was first to fall on 10, followed by his replacement Darren Bravo (19).

Fellow opener Shai Hope lasted for 54 balls and struck five fours before he fell in gully, caught by Shaun Marsh off the bowling of Mitchell Johnson for 36.

Wicketkeeper/batsman Shane Dowrich made his Test debut and is not out on 15. The Barbadian became the 303rd player to wear the maroon cap in Tests for West Indies.

Marlon Samuels is not out on three, while Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon have one wicket each.


West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Shane Dowrich, Jermaine Blackwood, Denesh Ramdin (captain/wicketkeeper), Jason Holder, Jerome Taylor, Devendra Bishoo, Shannon Gabriel

Australia: David Warner, Shaun Marsh, Steve Smith, Michael Clarke (captain), Adam Voges, Shane Watson, Brad Haddin (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood

Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pakistan), Richard Kettleborough (England)

TV Umpire: Ian Gould (England)

Match Referee: Roshan Mahanama (Sri Lanka)

4th Umpire: Nigel Duguid (West Indies/Guyana)


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